# How do you find the slope and intercept of 5x-2y=8?

Apr 22, 2018

$5 x - 2 y = 8$

subtract $5 x$ from both sides

$- 2 y = 8 - 5 x$

y=$\frac{8 - 5 x}{2}$

y= $\frac{- 5 x}{2}$$- 4$

$s l o p e$=$\frac{- 5 x}{2}$

y-intercept: $\left(0 , - 4\right)$